Parental Controls – Keeping You In Control

Parental Controls – Keeping You In Control

C Spire has created a suite of Parental Controls that let you manage the types of TV Shows and Movies your kids can access.Putting you in control of what your kids can and can’t watch is just another way that we’re Customer Inspired.

In this post, we’re taking a look across all the tools you have at your disposal to help manage the types of content available to your kids.

Parental Controls

C Spire’s Parental Controls allows parents and caregivers to limit the types of content your kids can view on your TV based on the following criteria:

  • Movie or TV Show Rating
  • Channel
  • Time Period

Manage Parental Controls

Set Up Your Parental Controls PIN

By default, your Parental Controls PIN is set to 0000. We strongly recommend changing this PIN.
› Learn how to change your Parental Controls PIN

Set Up Movie & TV Show Ratings Controls

Limit the movies and TV shows your kids can access based on content ratings. This is an easy way to ensure your kids can’t access TV shows with mature themes or rated R movies for example.
› Learn how to change Movie & TV Show Ratings

Set Up Channel Locks

Limit which channels your kids can access. This is a helpful way to prevent your kids from accessing whole TV channels.
› Learn how to set up Channel Locks

Set Up Time Limits

Limit the hours of day your kids have access to TV & Movies. This is a helpful way to prevent your kids from watching late-night TV shows that may have adult themes despite being OK during the day.
› Learn how to set up Time Limits

Hide Locked Channels & Restricted Titles From The Guide

If you’ve previously locked down channels or restricted content based on TV / Movie ratings, this article shows you how to hide the offending channels / show information from your guide.
› Learn how to Hide Channels and Titles from the Guide.


 

Additional Information for Parents & Caregivers

All About TV Ratings

The TV industry has designed a TV ratings system that gives parents more information about the content and age-appropriateness of TV programs.
› Learn more about TV Ratings.

All About Movie Ratings

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has created a movie ratings system that is aimed at giving parents the information they need to decide whether a film is appropriate for their family.
› Learn more about Movie Ratings.

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